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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.
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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.

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Ta'Rhonda Jones has been heating up the small screen FOX's EMPIRE for years and viewers recently learned she has some serious rhyme skills. The actress actually started out as a rapper and continues to pursue a real-life music career...
Ava DuVernay is serving up tons of content these days and we can't wait to see The Red Line, the new series she executive produced for CBS.The Red Line follows three Chicago families as they journey toward hope and...

Living

Alabama men show kindness towards a widow who ate alone in restaurant

Jamari Howard and friends decided to dine with a woman after Howard noticed she was sitting by herself at Brad’s Bar-B-Que Restaurant.
Dress Code

Houston principal says no more du-rags, curlers, sagging pants at her school — worn by parents

A Houston high school principal has had it with du-rags, revealing garb, the wearing of...
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Detroit will be home to Google’s self-driving project, Waymo

Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology startup announced that it will be setting up shop in a Detroit suburb and bring over 400 tech and factory jobs to the community.

Guinean couple sentenced to combined 14 years for enslaving a young woman

A Southlake Texas couple was sentenced to a 14-year prison term for enslaving a young Guinean woman for over a decade.

Murderer of Queens jogger was sentenced to life without parole

22-year-old Chanel Lewis was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for sexually abusing and murder by strangulation of Karina Vetrano.

Sports

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Lebron James denies claims that he is having trouble with the Lakers

Lebron James posted a video denying ESPN’s Dave McMenamin report that the Lakers have “a lot of work to do to repair their relationship.”

Soccer players racially targeted after boycotting social media sites

A number of Black English soccer players became targets of abuse on social media after they decided to protest against racism during a 24-hour campaign called “Enough.”
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Marshawn Lynch allegedly calls it quits, retires from the NFL

NFL Insider, Adam Schefter made the announcement Wednesday morning that Marshawn Lynch is officially done with the sport and will not be playing in the 2019-2020 season.
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Russell Wilson thanks his offensive lineman with Amazon stock

Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson is spreading the wealth after signing the NFL’s biggest contract by gifting each member of the team’s offensive line with $12,000 in Amazon Stock.
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Odell Beckham Jr. speaks his truth as he unleashes on NY Giants in epic Twitter rant

 Odell Beckham Jr. may be gone from the New York Giants but that's not stopping...

Business

Byron Allen

Byron Allen reveals why his award from LA Urban League is especially personal during inspiring acceptance speech

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr.,...
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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.

LL Cool J wins “Rock the Bells” lawsuit

Rapper, actor and TV host LL Cool J is celebrating a major victory, after winning his Rock the Bells lawsuit against Guerilla Union, Inc.
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‘Empowering Excellence’: Media mogul Byron Allen to be honored by Los Angeles Urban League

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, will receive the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award issued by the Los Angeles Urban League.
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Serena Williams looking for Grand Slam with social networking platform Bumble

Pro tennis superstar Serena Williams has joined Bumble, a social networking platform targeted at women,...